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Record number 109766
Title Dietary fats and cancer
Author(s) Zock, P.L.
Source Current Opinion in Lipidology 12 (2001). - ISSN 0957-9672 - p. 1 - 5.
Department(s) Human Nutrition & Health
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2001
Abstract The present review addresses the evidence for a possible link between dietary fat and cancer. International comparisons suggest that a high-fat diet may increase cancer risk, and this hypothesis is supported by animal experiments. However, epidemiological studies within populations show little or inconsistent associations. Taken together, the available evidence for a relation between dietary fat and cancer is weak
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